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From Repeaters to Foudroyantes: an Overview of Unique and Unusual Complications
It’s the first day of February in a leap year, which is a pretty exciting time for fans and owners of complicated watches. The countdown is on until that magical moment when perpetual calendars the world over change over from February 29 to March 1 like it’s nothing. Well, it’s not nothing — it’s a hugely impressive mechanical feat! In the spirit of celebrating high complications, we thought we would highlight this article from the archives, in which Brad Homes dives into some of the more unusual horological complications. And while this story doesn’t explain how to pronounce “foudroyante,” it does give you a great idea of what it does.